(with additional hours as needed to fulfill teaching responsibilities)
Reports to: Head of Lower School
St. Christopher’s School, the largest all-boys school in Virginia and one of the largest and oldest boys’ schools in the Mid-Atlantic region, seeks a Co-Teacher for Kindergarten or 1st Grade.
Serving approximately 970 boys in Grades JK-12 in Richmond, Virginia, St. Christopher’s School is committed to cultivating a school community that is diverse, inclusive, and welcoming and prides itself on bringing out the best in every boy. Our Episcopal foundation is at the center of what we do, and we care most about developing young men who possess honor and integrity. Our boys benefit from an education and curriculum that is focused on excellence in all forms, including academics, the arts, athletics, and service learning.
The Lower School is a busy and purposeful place. We seek applicants who will provide inspiration and joy to our boys and contribute to the dynamic and energetic ethos within our school community. Co-teachers will work closely and collaboratively with other members of the grade level team, the Head of Lower School, and other resource and support faculty and staff.
Shows initiative and supports lead teacher in all aspects of the classroom, including classroom management.
Supports and/or conducts small and large group instruction planned by the lead teacher. Examples include, but are not limited to the following:
Personal traits and communication style that nurture the growth of children
Works cooperatively with adults and has a strong ability to multitask
Passion and joy for working with young people and an enthusiasm for learning
Comfort with using technology daily and a willingness to learn and navigate specific platforms
Regularly required to stand, walk, bend, and stoop for extended periods of time.
Occasionally required to work in poor weather conditions such as temperature, precipitation and wind during recess and carpool duty.
Candidates interested in pursuing this position should send a cover letter, resume, and reference contact information to: email@example.com. Please include Lower School Co-Teacher in the subject line.
Application deadline is open until filled.
About St. Christopher's School
Established in 1911, St. Christopher’s School, is a JK-12 all boys school in Richmond, VA. With over a century of rich history in the education of boys, St. Christopher's has the reputation as a national and international leader in the education of boys. Our work with the International Boys’ Schools Coalition and our very own Center for the Study of Boys, support the Second Century Vision, which states that we will be a global leader in understanding boys, engaging and teaching them effectively, and developing in them the strength of character, wisdom, and life skills required to succeed in college and to make a positive impact as leaders in a rapidly changing world. The School's single campus location consists of 43 contiguous acres and 23 buildings with over 300,000 square feet.
St. Christopher's is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) and holds membership through the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES), and the International Boys' Schools Coalition (IBSC).
St. Christopher's School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, col...or, sex, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or disability.
Mission Statement: St. Christopher’s School knows, loves, and celebrates boys, promotes their pursuit of excellence, and prepares them for lives of honor and integrity, service, and leadership.